Fintech Finance in Conversation with Galileo: Darin Petty & Jeff Foster, Cardplatforms
Dec15

Fintech Finance in Conversation with Galileo: Darin Petty & Jeff Foster, Cardplatforms

Fintech Finance in Conversation with Galileo: Darin Petty & Jeff Foster, Cardplatforms. Check out more at Galileo Processing

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Fintech Finance in Conversation with Galileo: Ron Ingram, Echo
Dec14

Fintech Finance in Conversation with Galileo: Ron Ingram, Echo

Fintech Finance in Conversation with Galileo: Ron Ingram, Echo. Check out more at Galileo Processing

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Fintech Finance in Conversation with Galileo: Colin Walsh, Varo
Dec13

Fintech Finance in Conversation with Galileo: Colin Walsh, Varo

Fintech Finance in Conversation with Galileo: Colin Walsh, Varo. Check out more at Galileo Processing

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Fintech Finance in Conversation with Galileo: David Jenkins, Republic Bank
Dec11

Fintech Finance in Conversation with Galileo: David Jenkins, Republic Bank

Fintech Finance in Conversation with Galileo: David Jenkins, Republic Bank. Check out more at Galileo Processing

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Fintech Finance Season 3 Episode 15: Cyber to the Core
Dec08

Fintech Finance Season 3 Episode 15: Cyber to the Core

In this episode of Fintech Finance, we look at how deep attacks are making firms look closer at their Cyber Security. We head over to Munich to speak with FireEye who act as the shield for the Financial Institutions from ever devious attacks that can even target your Employees internal communications. Over in Denmark, we speak to Nordea who re affirm their ever strong commitment to digital security. Millennium Bank in Portugal and...

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Fintech Finance Season 3 Episode 14: Phishing Protection
Dec04

Fintech Finance Season 3 Episode 14: Phishing Protection

In this episode of Fintech Finance, we look into the crafty world of Fraud. With new ways to befuddle your employees and ensnare your clients data, companies like Anubis Networks are working tirelessly to stay ahead of the criminals. We speak with Brown Brothers Harriman who underpin their core beliefs when it comes to Cyber Security. Bipin Sahni describes the ways that Wells Fargo are looking at their customers data in a safe and...

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Fintech Finance Season 3 Episode 13: Decentralised Biometrics
Dec01

Fintech Finance Season 3 Episode 13: Decentralised Biometrics

In this futuristic episode of Fintech Finance, we delve into the exciting world of Biometric Security. We visit Idex who give us the low down on why many Banks are looking at using fingerprint technology to enhance their customers security. We also visit Norris Koppel from Monese to discover how traditional Banking is becoming a thing of the past. Doug Mackenzie asks NatWest to see how a historic and conventional Bank is staying ahead...

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Sibos 2017 Summary
Dec01

Sibos 2017 Summary

Our Summary video from this year’s Sibos in Toronto

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Fintech Finance Season 3 Episode 12: Cards And Payments
Nov27

Fintech Finance Season 3 Episode 12: Cards And Payments

In this special episode of Fintech Finance, to celebrate the 50th anniversary of the plastic card, we take a look at cards and payments. We sent Doug Mackenzie to Munich to find out from Matica, some of their solutions when it comes to the actual manufacturing of plastic, and how this ties in with consumer demand. We also headed over to Greece to speak with Mellon Technologies, to get an understanding of where they see the role of...

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Singapore Fintech Festival 2017
Nov27

Singapore Fintech Festival 2017

By Lea Jakobiak Why Singapore Fintech Festival is in a league of its own. What really makes an event great is the guest list, right? And in that respect, Singapore Fintech Festival did not disappoint. The likes of Christine Lagarde, Head of the IMF, Tharman Shanmugaratnam, Deputy Prime Minister of Singapore and Queen Maxima of the Netherlands were there, to name a few! Not bad given that this is only the second year the event is...

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Fintech Finance Season 3 Episode 11: The Regulation Conversation
Nov24

Fintech Finance Season 3 Episode 11: The Regulation Conversation

In this episode of Fintech Finance we dive into the world of Regulation. With PSD2 and GDPR rapidly approaching we ask I.T Governance how they are solving the compliance issues that many companies are facing. We sent Doug Mackenzie to Sweden to find out from the Financial Supervisory Authority what companies can be doing now to alleviate some of their compliance worries. Over in Ireland we hear how Ulster Bank are using the new...

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Fintech Finance Season 3 Episode 10: Cyber Security and GDPR
Nov20

Fintech Finance Season 3 Episode 10: Cyber Security and GDPR

In this Episode of Fintech Finance, we look at why Data Management is becoming increasingly important to the Financial Institutions. We speak with Veritas, who describe the changing landscape of Data ownership, management and the implications that GDPR will have on the Financial Industry. Ali Paterson goes to Munich to talk with Baader Bank about their successful, secure Data Management system. Back in the UK he discusses with Metro...

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Launch of ‘FEM’ Module for MDM Architecture sees Increases in Productivity Levels
Nov14

Launch of ‘FEM’ Module for MDM Architecture sees Increases in Productivity Levels

Matica Technologies AG has launched ‘FEM’, its Feeder Encoding Module, which is the very latest technology that’s part of the Matica Desktop Modules (MDM) architecture, enhancing the performance of the architecture behind this innovative concept. In this case, the FEM makes it possible to increase productivity during card issuance. Perfect for service bureaus and system integrators, the FEM can be added to a pre-existing system up to...

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APIs Are Changing Financial Services – Ben Goldin, Head of Product, Mambu
Nov10

APIs Are Changing Financial Services – Ben Goldin, Head of Product, Mambu

The use of application programming interfaces (APIs) is presenting a world of possibilities to financial institutions. They enable the flow of information between applications and gives institutions the ability to easily access customer data, draw insights and create innovative products tailored to consumer, market and regulatory needs. For partners and third party developers, they provide access to the core platforms on which they...

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LendIt Europe 2017 Summary
Nov03

LendIt Europe 2017 Summary

LendIt Europe 2017 Summary

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ATM & Cyber Security 2017 Summary
Nov03

ATM & Cyber Security 2017 Summary

ATM & Cyber Security 2017 Summary

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The Payments Race! Day 6 and Finale
Oct30

The Payments Race! Day 6 and Finale

Monday’s wave of Vlogs from the Payments race are now all live! Our group looked to finish  their journey at the start of Money 20/20 tin Las Vegas. The challenge for them on Day 5, was to take a selfie in the Grand Canyon. Check out some of the highlights here: Amelie Using Bitcoin – Day 6 and Finale Dan Using Contactless – Day 6 Coming Soon! Ash Using Gold – Day 6 Coming Soon! Jessica Using Chip and Pin...

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The Payments Race! Day 5
Oct25

The Payments Race! Day 5

Sunday’s wave of Vlogs from the Payments race are now all live! Our group continued their journey at the weekend towards the bright lights of Las Vegas and Money 20/20. The challenge for them on Day 5, was to work out how much they have spend, but in Singapore Dollars. Check out some of the highlights here: Amelie Using Bitcoin – Day 5 Jordan/Dan Using Contactless – Day 5 Coming Soon! Ash Using Gold – Day 5...

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Sandro Camilleri, Matica: Has the demand for plastic increased?
Oct24

Sandro Camilleri, Matica: Has the demand for plastic increased?

Sandro Camilleri, Matica: Has the demand for plastic increased?

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The Payments Race! Day 4
Oct24

The Payments Race! Day 4

Saturday’s wave of Vlogs from the payment are now all live! Our group continued their journey at the weekend towards the bright lights of Las Vegas and Money 20/20. The challenge for them on Day 4, was to tell us their biggest failure Check out some of the highlights here: Amelie Using Bitcoin – Day 4 Jordan/Dan Using Contactless – Day 4 Ash Using Gold – Day 4 Jessica Using Chip and Pin – Day 4 Stu Using...

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The Payments Race! Day 3
Oct23

The Payments Race! Day 3

The next wave of Vlogs from the payment are now all live! Our group continued their journey on Thursday towards the bright lights of Las Vegas and Money 20/20. The challenge for them on Day 3, to tie into Money 20/20 Asia next year is to buy/give something… anything to someone in Singapore. This could be a virtual good, a item brought in the US and shipped etc. Check out some of the highlights here: Amelie Using Bitcoin –...

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Fintech Finance Season 3 Episode 09: Invisible Banking
Oct22

Fintech Finance Season 3 Episode 09: Invisible Banking

In this episode we look at how the latest wave of new banks have been causing an upheaval to the industry, by looking at what we are referring to as “Invisible Banking.” For this, and to tie into Money 20/20, we speak with Suresh Vaghjiani from GPS, to hear about how they are looking to deliver this, as well as what the future holds from the challenger banks and what to expect from them. We also catch up with Anne Boden...

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The Payments Race! Day 2
Oct22

The Payments Race! Day 2

The Second wave of Vlogs from the payment are now all live! Our group continued their journey on Thursday towards the bright lights of Las Vegas and Money 20/20. The challenge for them on Day 2 was to varied to each racer… so thanks to our friends at Jobs Ohio, their challenge was to: Vlogger #1: Cleveland: Rock’n’Roll Hall of Fame 1100 E 9th St, Cleveland, OH 44114, USA Challenge: Buy an Ohio hat, travel to location indicated,...

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The Payments Race! Day 1
Oct21

The Payments Race! Day 1

The First Vlogs from the payment are now live! Our group started on Wednesday in Toronto on their journey towards the bright lights of Las Vegas. The challenge for them on Day 1 was to get at least three people at the conference to wish them luck and give them a tip to make their journey. Check out some of the highlights HERE:   Amelie Using Bitcoin – Day 1 Jordan Using Contactless – Day 1 Ash Using Gold – Day 1...

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Fintech Finance Season 3 Episode 08: Using Big Data
Oct20

Fintech Finance Season 3 Episode 08: Using Big Data

In this episode we look at how to really use Big Data. For this, and to tie into Sibos, we speak with Marc Braet from INTIX, to hear about how they are able to use proven analytics that can help banks by utilising the vast amount of information they hold on their customers. Over in Sweden, Douglas Mackenzie speaks with Paula Da Silva from SEB, about customer databases, and how make data usage more efficient, and in Ireland, KBC...

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Fintech Finance Season 3 Episode 07: Mobile, Digital and the Customer
Oct12

Fintech Finance Season 3 Episode 07: Mobile, Digital and the Customer

In this episode we look at Mobile, Digital and the Customer. We head over to Greece to speak with Eftichia Kasselaki from Piraeus Bank to talk about their use of digital technologies and how they can be used to really focus on the customer experience. Over in Ireland, Douglas Mackenzie speaks with Ciaran Coyle from Ulster Bank about some of the technological innovations they are looking at to get a complete view of the customer and...

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Fintech Finance Special Episode: AI with Feedzai
Oct12

Fintech Finance Special Episode: AI with Feedzai

In this special Episode of Fintech Finance, we have a brief look into the world of...

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Countdown to Money20/20: Money20/20 and Fintech Finance Present: ‘The Payment Race: Round 2”
Oct06

Countdown to Money20/20: Money20/20 and Fintech Finance Present: ‘The Payment Race: Round 2”

This year, Fintech Finance and Money20/20 will join forces to present the second iteration of the #M2020race. The competition sees five intrepid racers, each an influencer from the world of Payments and FinTech, set out across the great plains of North America to complete the 2,300-mile trip from Toronto to Las Vegas, using nothing but a single method of payment. The race, which takes place this October, comes fresh off the back of...

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Amazon, Apple and the Post Office Among the Big winners at the Emerging Payments Awards 2017
Oct06

Amazon, Apple and the Post Office Among the Big winners at the Emerging Payments Awards 2017

Big name industry giants and innovative new British FinTech organisations were recognised last night at the tenth annual Emerging Payments Awards in London. Recognising and celebrating the best the payments industry has to offer, the Emerging Payments Awards were presented at The Hilton, Park Lane in London on Thursday 5th October. Industry big-hitters Amazon Pay were recognised for Best Online Payments Solution, while Best Proximity...

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Fintech Finance Season 3 Episode 06: Monitoring the Experience
Sep26

Fintech Finance Season 3 Episode 06: Monitoring the Experience

In this episode of Fintech Finance, we look at how to effectively ensure that you are delivering a consistence customer experience, and the how monitoring on a macro scale to ensure all systems are running. We head over to the Netherlands to talk with Martin Schorel from WTSS about how to best use the tools of technology to respond to this. Back in the UK, we speak with Ashok Vaswani from Barclays about their approach to the customer...

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Meet the Companies Keeping your Cash Safe from ATM Attacks
Sep26

Meet the Companies Keeping your Cash Safe from ATM Attacks

With Fintech booming, it’s often said that cash is on its way out. And to some extend it’s true; Sweden, for example, is fast becoming an almost entirely cashless society. According to its central bank, cash transactions make up barely 2% of the value of all payments. Over in the US, only 11% of consumers prefer cash payments. But in reality, on a global scale cash is far from dead, as I found out at the ATM & Payments Security...

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FinovateFall 2017 Summary
Sep25

FinovateFall 2017 Summary

FinovateFall 2017 Summary

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Fintech Finance Season 3 Episode 05: Communicating Compliance
Sep21

Fintech Finance Season 3 Episode 05: Communicating Compliance

In this episode of Fintech Finance, we look at how to effectively use people and communication technology to ensure compliance with regulation. We talk with Mike Williams from Pushfor about some of the challenges associated with end-to-end secure messaging, and how to best use the tools of technology to respond to this. Over in Sweden, Rasmus Järborg from SEB takes us through some of the strategies they are working on in this field,...

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Tandem, Tide & Seedrs amongst Fintech Firms Sharing Growth Tips At Innovate Finance Event
Sep21

Tandem, Tide & Seedrs amongst Fintech Firms Sharing Growth Tips At Innovate Finance Event

I may be biased as a Fintech Reporter, but Fintech is fast becoming THE most interesting area to work in. Just take a look at the figures; last year, financial technology companies around the world raised a total of $36 billion, so it’s no surprise that so many start-ups want a slice of the pie. Inspiring companies like Monzo, Tandem, Revolut and Brolly have become household names, and many want to follow in their footsteps. And...

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Fintech Finance Season 3 Episode 04: Training and Regulation
Sep18

Fintech Finance Season 3 Episode 04: Training and Regulation

In this episode of Fintech Finance, we look at how to use people effectively to ensure compliance with regulation. We speak with Christopher Jehan and Sam du Feu from Midshore consulting, to talk about some of the challenges associated with a digital transformation, and how to best use the tools of technology to respond to this. Over in Ireland, Fergal Coburn talks to us about empowering consumers with their data We also catch up with...

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Upgrade, Zopa, Starling Bank, Harvard and 10x Future Technologies Confirmed as Speakers at LendIt Europe
Sep13

Upgrade, Zopa, Starling Bank, Harvard and 10x Future Technologies Confirmed as Speakers at LendIt Europe

LendIt Europe has confirmed its key note speakers for this years’ event. More than 120 speakers will take to the stage with expertise spanning banking, lending, technology and regulation. The two-day conference will offer a combination of keynote speeches, interactive panel discussions, and LendIt’s “PitchIt” competition, where eight of the best startups in fintech will have the opportunity to pitch their business to some of the...

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Fintech Finance Season 3 Episode 03: Customer Centricity
Sep08

Fintech Finance Season 3 Episode 03: Customer Centricity

In this episode of Fintech Finance, we look at how to keep the customer at the centre point of a bank’s operations. To do this, we speak with Kieran Kilmartin and Andy Berry from Pitney Bowes, to talk about some of the challenges associated with a digital transformation, and how to best use the tools of technology to respond to this. Martin Atkinson talks to us about the methodology he employs at MetroBank to ensure that the...

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Barclays Report: UK Retailers could Generate £10.5Bn more in Five Years
Sep07

Barclays Report: UK Retailers could Generate £10.5Bn more in Five Years

British retailers are losing out on £3.4 billion worth of goods left in virtual shopping baskets each year, as two thirds of the contents of all virtual shopping baskets are abandoned. Across all devices, 86% of browsers save items to online shopping baskets and wish lists but consumers switching from mobile phone browsing to laptop purchasing, a lack of discount incentives and desire for a variety of delivery options are key reasons...

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Fintech Finance Season 3 Episode 02: GDPR and Organising Information
Sep06

Fintech Finance Season 3 Episode 02: GDPR and Organising Information

In this episode of Fintech Finance, we look at how to effectively organised your information, both to improve efficiency, but also to help adhere to future regulations such as GDPR. In the Netherlands, Ali Paterson speaks with Finbar Hage from RaboBank again, to understand his take on the benefits for the customer of having data organisted. Back in the UK, we talk about some of the innovation in Data with Richard Crook from RBS. Over...

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Fintech Finance Season 3 Episode 01: Data, Fee and Expense Management
Sep01

Fintech Finance Season 3 Episode 01: Data, Fee and Expense Management

In this episode of Fintech Finance, we look at how technologies can be used to maximise efficiency of data, and what this means form a fee and expense management perspective. We headed over to New York to speak with Fintech Finance “Hero in Financial Services” award winner Mike McGovern from Brown Brothers Harriman around how he uses information. We also catch up with Bharat Malesha from Smartstream to talk around fee and...

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Bringing Cryptocurrencies Into the World of Traditional Investing: What Will It Take to Get There?
Sep01

Bringing Cryptocurrencies Into the World of Traditional Investing: What Will It Take to Get There?

While traditional currencies in the form of paper or coin-based money have been the main means of transactions for many decades, cryptocurrency – digital or virtual currency, consisting of a line of computer code – is on the rise. Cryptocurrencies offer several advantages over traditional fiat currencies. Transactions involve no third-parties or delays, and are therefore immediate and cheap. There is no threat of identify theft or...

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Peter Moss, SmartStream: Challenges and Changes
Sep01

Peter Moss, SmartStream: Challenges and Changes

Peter Moss from SmartStream speaks to us about the challenges within the industry.

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USAmeriBank Live on Finasta’s Next-gen, Hosted Payments Hub
Aug31

USAmeriBank Live on Finasta’s Next-gen, Hosted Payments Hub

Solution implemented in just three months to improve customer service, increase straight-through processing and future-proof its technology investment USAmeriBank is live on Finastra’s next-generation, hosted payments hub for US domestic and international wire transfers. USAmeriBank selected Finastra’s hosted solution in order to have the flexibility to quickly add new payments rails and services, future-proofing its technology...

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Money20/20 Europe 2017: Nelson Holzner, AEVI
Aug17

Money20/20 Europe 2017: Nelson Holzner, AEVI

Nelson Holzner from AEVI speaks to us at Money20/20 Europe.

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TransferWise Launches the Borderless Account in Canada
Aug16

TransferWise Launches the Borderless Account in Canada

The next phase for leading fintech company as it launches a new way for businesses to manage their money internationally TransferWise is launching the Borderless account today, introducing a new way for Canadian businesses and freelancers to manage their money internationally. It’s the next step in the fintech company’s plan to lead the new wave of financial services. The Borderless account is like having a local bank...

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Tandem Bank acquire Harrods Bank!
Aug07

Tandem Bank acquire Harrods Bank!

Tandem Bank have agreed a deal to acquire 100% of Harrods Bank (subject to regulatory approval) bringing around £80m of capital into their business. Ricky Knox, Tandem, Founder added “By doing so, we can grow the business more quickly and ensure we can introduce as many people as possible to a new way of banking with the app and products we’re building with your help. And together we’re going to continue our mission to build a...

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Does Location Matter? Three Key Benefits of Co-locating in Central London
Aug02

Does Location Matter? Three Key Benefits of Co-locating in Central London

A recent European-wide survey found that location is one of the most crucial factors when choosing a new data centre. As a priority, influencers rated location as second only to the availability of power – placing it well above other important considerations like cost and access to fibre networks. However, the checklist for the perfect data centre location is complex. The local telecoms infrastructure, transport accessibility,...

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Capco Reaches Significant Milestone as a Newly Independent Company
Aug01

Capco Reaches Significant Milestone as a Newly Independent Company

Majority shareholder Clayton, Dubilier & Rice backs significant global growth plan Capco announced today the completion of a transaction that establishes the company as an independent enterprise. A fund managed by Clayton, Dubilier & Rice (CD&R) has acquired a 60% interest in Capco, while former parent company, FISTM, retains a 40% equity interest in the business. The former FIS Risk and Compliance consulting and Energy...

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Fintech Finance Season 2 Episode 11: The Secure Digital Customer and GDPR
Jul28

Fintech Finance Season 2 Episode 11: The Secure Digital Customer and GDPR

In this episode of Fintech Finance, we look at how digital technologies can be used to ensure customer’s data is secure, and the effect this could have on regulation. We headed over to California to speak with Jamie Armistead from Bank of the West and Hugh Njemanze from Anomali. Over in Belgium, we talk security with Wim Mijs from the European Banking Federation, and over in Copenhagen, Thomas Rudolf from Danske speaks with us...

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ATM and Cash Innovation Europe 2017 Summary
Jul28
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